What is a Residential Building Survey?

A Residential Building Survey is described by RICS as:

A comprehensive, tailored report, including a structural survey of visible and potential problems. This report is designed for large, older or unique properties.

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A Residential Building Survey will include:

  • Diagnosis of defects, and detailed advice on repairs and maintenance.
  • A full description of the condition and construction of each element of the property.
  • An overall assessment, including an overall opinion and summary and suggested further investigations.

The Building Survey can include:

  • A Market Valuation.
  • A reinstatement cost for buildings insurance.

If you would like to speak to one of our expert residential surveyors or to book your residential building survey please contact Rob Hurlstone or for Isle of Wight please contact David Wiggins. Alternatively you can request a quote by clicking below.

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